Top Quotes About Anything
A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God’s truth is attacked and yet would remain silent.
Pearl S. Buck
Nothing is worth doing unless the consequences may be serious.
George Bernard Shaw
Each age, it is found, must write its own books; or rather, each generation for the next succeeding.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When I came to Congress, like our first panel, small business people, 64 percent of the people had health insurance. We’d buy it. Now, we’re down to about 34 percent. That’s why we have to do something on health care in this country because the cost is killing us.
Sometimes you kind of lose yourself in someone else’s personality.
When I give a man an office, I watch him carefully to see whether he is swelling or growing.
Film, therefore, is part of society, not distant from it, easy to experience for people regardless of class.
Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness – great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.
The most important environmental issue is one that is rarely mentioned, and that is the lack of a conservation ethic in our culture.
I don’t believe in expending energy on something you can’t do anything about. If there was some easy way of fixing things, I’d probably do it.
It is sometimes easier to head an institute for the study of child guidance than it is to turn one brat into a decent human being.
Joseph Wood Krutch
To measure the man, measure his heart.
Bad news isn’t wine. It doesn’t improve with age.
The more a general is accustomed to place heavy demands on his soldiers, the more he can depend on their response.
Karl Von Clausewitz
We all write poems; it is simply that poets are the ones who write in words.
We are offering to the American public a line of delicious Italian-American foods. They will be available through the Internet, shopping networks and national store distribution.
Oh, if I could but live another century and see the fruition of all the work for women! There is so much yet to be done.
Susan B. Anthony
What if you could be anything, or anybody, you chose to be? Think about it. What would you choose to be?
I love being able to wear dresses and clothes that make me feel feminine and beautiful, and I love the fact that I don’t have to all the time; I can wear a tank and jeans.
Portia de Rossi
The truth of good economic doctoring is to know the general principles, and to really know the specifics. To understand the context, and also, to understand that an economy may need some tender loving care, not just the so-called hard truths, if it’s going to get by.
I can install toilets. I know all about the wax ring. I can tile floors. I’m learning how to do basic wiring.
America wants its respect.
The magnitude of the atomic weight determines the character of the element, just as the magnitude of the molecule determines the character of a compound body.
I think they quite like me when I work because I’m one of the safer directors to back, because even if my films don’t bring their costs in back home, once they’re shown outside of India they manage to cover the costs.
I once thought that I was the only man that persevered to be the friend of the white man, but since they have come and cleaned out our lodges, horses, and everything else, it is hard for to believe the white man any more.
No nation has friends only interests.
Charles de Gaulle
Eventually, everyone said, Why don’t you direct? It would save time. And that’s how it started.
Melissa Joan Hart
We are not being arrogant or complacent when we are said that our country, as a united nation, has never in its entire history, enjoyed such a confluence of encouraging possibilities.
I’ve come to the conclusion that it’s not really possible to help others.
When I first came to Nashville, people hardly gave country music any respect. We lived in old cars and dirty hotels, and we ate when we could.
In America, we no longer have an institutionalized, organized way of calling business to task – of taking them to account for what they’ve done – and this is especially true in the cultural realm.
In other words the pictures are in a kind of relationship with each other which is touching only at points rather than pictures being illustrations of poems or poems extrapolations of the pictures.
You can be knocked down, but it doesn’t mean you’re out.
Do not weep for me.
Thomas Starr King
I was born ‘neath a clouded star.
Julia Ward Howe
Narrative identity takes part in the story’s movement, in the dialectic between order and disorder.
The one in the movie is not real, but my Casper tattoo is real, and it is my only one.
Casper Van Dien
I’m getting a lot of roles as women who are very powerful. I think that’s a reflection of me as a person.
Politics ruins the character.
Otto von Bismarck
It was just us lampooning our own peer group, saying, well hey, where did this stuff come from? And where does British guys get to be so good at it suddenly?
If you find a good solution and become attached to it, the solution may become your next problem.
There’s no end to the inventiveness of critics, I tell you. Because they can’t write fiction, they put their impulse into their analysis of work.
Along 4 Mile Run, there was a nice woods down in front of the house. I used to run around there.
When someone’s acting for a scene, they can fool the camera. But in everyday life, unless you’re watching and censoring yourself every minute, or spending all your time in the company of ladies, what you feel is bound to show in your eyes.
I’ve always been a proud man.
I consider the process of gestation just as important as when you’re actually sitting down putting words to the paper.
As far as show business, it’s the gratification of doing something that pleases the fans.
Because the Bush Administration will set no timetable for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq, both chambers of Congress acted to make sure our troops will not be left in Iraq indefinitely.
Winning isn’t everything, but the will to win is everything.
I regret not doing a film that I was offered with Clark Gable because the script was not good enough.
Costumes and scenery alone will not attract audiences.